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Words Aloud February Reading

Sacramento Connect

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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A lively evening of prose
and socializing
Wednesday, February 6
at Bows & Arrows!

Join us at Bows and Arrows on Wednesday, February 6 for the launch of Sacramento Connect’s monthly reading series featuring local bloggers, writers and reporters sharing their prose.

The premiere event will feature two local mom bloggers: Kelli Wheeler of Momservations, and Janelle Hanchett MacDonald of Renegade Mothering. After the featured bloggers, attendees are invited to read their own short pieces (2-4 minutes) during the open mic portion. Then stick around for the after-party with free snacks and socializing.

What: A reading series 
WhereBows & Arrows, 1815 19th Street (across from Safeway) [MAP]
When: 8:00-10:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 6
Cost: Free
Questions: Email Lisa Howard, Sacramento Connect Community Manager (

JanelleJanelle Hanchett MacDonald

Janelle is a 33-year-old mother to three children—Ava (11), Rocket (7), and Georgia (2)—and wife to a man who thinks "getting dressed up" means shaving his forearm tattoo. Her blog provides a raw, funny, insightful and thoroughly honest look at parenting. Janelle is a featured blogger for The Sacramento Bee’s blog network, Sacramento Connect and SacMomsClub To keep things interesting, Janelle is pursuing an M.A. in English Literature at CSUS. She hopes to finish within twelve years.

Kelli Wheeler

Kelli is an award-winning family columnist, author of the humorous gift book Momservations: The Fine Print of Parenting, and Sacramento mother of two. Kelli’s column and blog features humorous and poignant observations about motherhood and family life. Kelli has been featured in Sacramento Magazine and Success Magazine. She is a featured blogger for The Sacramento Bee’s blog network, Sacramento Connect and SacMomsClub, and also News10′s MyNeighborhood, and MomsLikeMeSac. She has written for former First Lady Maria Shriver, Sacramento Parent, Bay Area Parent,, Gannett News, CBS Local, Dannon, Fresh & Easy, Smile Generation, Tillamook and Sam’s Club.


8:00-8:50 Scheduled readers
8:50-9:00 Short break
9:00-9:30 Open mic*
9:30-10:30 Snacks and socializing   

*Open mic participants: please bring a short piece (2-5 minutes) and put your name on the sign-up sheet when you get to Bows & Arrows. 

Please sign up (above) but you do not need to bring your ticket to the event. 

Sacramento Connect LogoBlogs and community news in partnership with The Sacramento Bee

Have questions about Words Aloud February Reading? Contact Sacramento Connect


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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